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Study at Norwich University of the Arts

Learning through making

You will explore your ideas, collaborate with fellow students, and develop your own creative approach at Norwich University of the Arts. Our specialist and supportive creative community is a place where everyone is encouraged to imagine, design and make, taking a bold first step towards a creative career.

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Practical and project-based courses

Our courses are practical, project-based and run through studios, media labs and workshops where you will experiment with different techniques and test different formats.

Our curriculum is carefully-constructed so each unit builds on what you have learned in the last.

Every term your portfolio will grow in quality, complexity and professionalism.

Creative assessment not exams

You will be assessed by the quality of work you produce on the course, not by sitting exams.

You will need to hit deadlines just like in the workplace – and we expect you to be passionate about your creative field, with a distinctive portfolio of work that will set you apart from other graduates competing for jobs.

Our teachers: creators and makers

Our staff share their knowledge and experience of working on commercial projects with brands or preparing their artistic endeavours for public exhibition.

They are supported by an experienced team of technicians who are qualified practitioners and experts in the array of equipment and technologies available for students to use.

Hear from industry professionals

You will also hear from visiting professionals from industry about the latest practice in the workplace.

Many visiting speakers are acclaimed in their field – whether A-list photographers, to professionals who work on blockbuster Hollywood movies or hit video games, to creatives in London fashion houses or design agencies.


19 undergraduate courses.
9 postgraduate courses.

Never Underestimate Art

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How to apply

Everything you need to know about making your undergraduate or postgraduate application to study at Norwich.

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International students

Norwich is home to students from over 40 countries. Discover why.

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Find out about the bursaries we offer at Norwich to help with your studies.

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Top 10 for
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Top Two UK
Creative Arts

by The Complete University Guide 2024


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